M Histology of Lymphoid Tissue

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Which lymphoid organ is responsible for B lymphocytes maturation?

Spleen

What is the general function of HEVs (high endothelial venules) in the lymphatic system?

Transporting lymphocytes from blood to lymph nodes

Which lymphoid organ contains Hassall's corpuscles?

Thymus

What is the primary function of MALT (mucosa associated lymphoid tissue)?

Protecting mucosal surfaces from pathogens

What is the clinical significance of DiGeorge Syndrome?

Impaired T lymphocyte development

Which site is responsible for the differentiation of immunocompetent T lymphocytes?

Thymus

What is the function of type II epithelioreticular cells in the thymus?

Act as antigen-presenting cells

Where are reticular fibers not present?

Thymus

What structural feature of the thymus helps establish domains called thymic lobules?

Trabeculae

Which part of the thymus contains densely packed T lymphocytes and numerous macrophages?

Cortex

Test your knowledge on the histology of lymphoid tissue including the primary and secondary lymphoid organs such as spleen, lymph nodes, thymus, MALT, tonsils, and appendix. Learn about the general structure, distinguishing features, and functions of each lymphoid organ and the cell types involved.

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